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Been in a bicycle accident in Georgia? Call Spillers Law Firm today

As the highways and streets become ever more congested, more and more Georgia residents have begun using bicycles as a means of transportation. Unfortunately, this has also led to an increase in collisions between motorists and bicyclists. In most cases, these collisions end up having much more severe consequences for the cyclist than for the motorist who has built-in protections, such as seat belts and air bags. Bicyclists, who are much more exposed, face serious injuries, some of which can leave victims permanently disabled. Treating accident-related injuries can be prohibitively expensive, which makes it especially important that cyclists who are injured in collisions, consult with a Georgia personal injury lawyer who can ensure that their interests are protected.

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Most Common Causes of Bicycle Accidents

While bicycle accidents can happen almost anywhere and at any time, some causes are more common than others, such as:

  • A motorist’s failure to stop as directed by a traffic signal or stop sign;
  • A driver’s failure to check his or her blind spot before changing lanes or turning;
  • Driving while under the influence of drugs or alcohol;
  • A driver’s failure to yield to a cyclist at a crosswalk;
  • Striking a bicyclist from behind after veering into the bike lane unexpectedly;
  • A poorly designed or maintained road; and
  • A malfunctioning traffic signal.

These situations cause thousands of accidents every year, many of which could have been avoided if one or both parties had behaved reasonably.

Potential Injuries

When a motorist and a bicyclist collide, it is much more likely that the cyclist will sustain the more serious injuries. Their exposure to the full force of a collision’s impact can result in dangerous, and often deadly injuries, including:

  • Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs), which can cause memory loss, mood swings, paralysis, comas, and death;
  • Spinal cord injuries, which can result in permanent paralysis;
  • Compound bone fractures and joint dislocations;
  • Severe lacerations;
  • Amputations;
  • Muscle and soft tissue injuries; and
  • Chest and abdominal injuries, such as organ damage.

Treating these kinds of injuries can require victims to undergo multiple surgeries and grueling physical therapy, while also having to foot the bill for expensive prescription medications. These costs can quickly add up to drive a family into debt, especially when the injured cyclist is forced to miss work while he or she is healing. Fortunately, injured cyclists who can demonstrate that another party’s negligent or reckless conduct caused their accident can collect damages to compensate them for the following losses:

  • Past and future medical expenses;
  • Lost wages;
  • Loss of future income;
  • Property damage; and
  • Pain and suffering.

Although recovering damages may not be able to return a cyclist to his or her pre-accident condition, it can go a long way towards helping injured parties and their families begin the long road to recovery.

​For a free personal injury case evaluation, contact Charles Spillers now.

Schedule a Free Consultation With a Dedicated Bicycle Accident Lawyer in Georgia

To speak with an experienced bicycle accident attorney about your own injuries, please contact the Spillers Law Firm to schedule a free consultation today. You can reach us by calling (678) 208-0800 or by completing one of our brief contact forms, including your name, email address, phone number, and a brief description of your case.

Meet Charles L. Spillers

Georgia Workers Compensation Attorney

At Spillers Law Firm, we never lose sight of our number one goal — to obtain maximum compensation for you. Whether your case requires litigation, negotiation or simply waiting for the best settlement offer, we know how to achieve the best possible results for you and your family.

These settlement amounts are more than just money. They are a means of regaining the peace of mind, safety and security that was taken from you when you were injured.

Our clients often express just how much they truly appreciate the genuine concern and compassion shown by our staff. They also appreciate our attorneys’ willingness to wait for a better settlement or for an opportunity to litigate. This means that he does not settle for the first offer that comes along. The goal is maximum compensation for our clients.

​For a FREE case evaluation from a Georgia workers compensation attorney, contact Charles Spillers today.

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